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Is Your Dog Overweight? Tips For You

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If you have a dog that has gotten a little chunky, then you may find yourself worried about their health and well-being. However, you may not know what you can or should do about the situation. Get to know some of the ways that you can go about helping your dog lose weight and get healthy again. Then, you can start making changes in your dog’s routine and life to improve their health right away. Read More»

Tips For Caring For Your Pet's Health Needs

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Health problems can have a major impact on the length and quality of your pet’s life. However, pet owners will frequently make mistakes that neglect the needs of their animal. This can result in the pet being at a higher risk of experiencing significant health problems. In particular, there are three common mistakes that you will want to avoid making when it concerns your pet’s health. Keep Your Pet Hydrated Read More»

3 Tips To Follow Before Your Pet's Surgery

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If your pet is about to undergo surgery, you are probably feeling quite anxious about the upcoming appointment. If you want to make sure your pet can get through surgery day without any problems, there actually are a few things you can do in advance to help prepare. Here are three tips to consider following before your pet’s surgery. 1. Take Away Food and Water If Needed Just like humans, sometimes your pet might be forbidden from taking food or water prior to a major surgery. Read More»

Three Ways To Keep Your Cat Happy While Being Boarded

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Regardless of the reason why, it can make pet owners feel a little guilty to leave their cats behind at a boarding facility. However, there doesn’t have to be any reason for them to feel bored or sad. Here are three ways you can boost your kitty’s experience at an animal boarding facility so they have as good a time as you do. Deluxe Upgrade When people often think of pet boarding, they often only think of small kennels that don’t offer much space to move around. Read More»

If One Of Your Cats Has A Cold, Here's How To Protect The Others

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Colds can be passed around from cat to cat just like they can be with humans. If you have a multiple cat household and one of them has become ill, it can spell trouble for the others. The best way to protect your cats is to start with these tips as soon as you can after noticing that one of them is sick. Isolate The very first thing you should do with your sick cat is to isolate them from the others. Read More»

Dental Health Tips For Your Dog

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Your dog’s dental health can be easy to overlook. A dog may not show any discomfort until the problem is severe. This means by the time you know your dog has issues it may be too late — decay and gum disease may have spread throughout your pet’s mouth. Fortunately, there are ways to ensure your dog’s teeth and gums remain healthy. This can improve your dog’s quality of life and save you money at the vet in the future. Read More»

The Role Of The Lyme Vaccine In Lyme Disease Control

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Dog owners are generally used to getting their pets vaccinated on a regular basis. Still, protecting dogs from Lyme disease won’t be like protecting them from rabies. Some pets may never need the Lyme vaccine. All pet owners should discuss the situation with their veterinarians. There are many risk factors associated with Lyme disease, and many of them will relate to a pet’s habits and location.  Pets Who Live In Certain Area Will Be More Likely to Contract Lyme Disease Read More»

How To Protect Your Puppy From Parvovirus

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There are many diseases and ailments that can affect young puppies, but few are as worrisome as parvovirus. This condition causes serious lethargy, vomiting, fever, and a lack of appetite, and almost all puppies who come down with the disease pass away or are euthanized. How can you protect your puppy from this serious disease? Start by following these five tips. 1. Have your puppy vaccinated You can typically have a puppy vaccinated for parvo at about six weeks of age. Read More»

Want To Start Bringing Your Puppy To Dog Parks? 3 Ways A Vet Visit Can Help You Prepare

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Taking your new puppy to the dog park can be a fantastic way for them to get familiar with other dogs and get some much-needed exercise that will allow them to exert some energy. If you have never brought your puppy to a dog park in the past, there are several things that you’ll need to look into so that you can make sure that it will be a safe experience for your puppy. Read More»

Caring For A Geriatric Pet: What You Need To Know

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Do you have an aging pet? If so, then it may be time to make some changes to better accommodate your senior or geriatric pet. The age at which a pet is considered “senior” can vary depending on the type of pet you have. For most pets, however, “senior” age is considered around ages 8-10 and above. When it comes to caring for an older pet, there are a few things you need to know. Read More»